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Andrew Syrios

Andrew Syrios is a partner in the real estate investment firm Stewardship Properties. He graduated from the University of Oregon with a degree in Business Administration and a Minor in History.

The Good Ol' Days: When Tax Rates Were 90 Percent

November 24, 2015
Bernie Sanders and other advocates for more taxes like to note that income tax rates hit 90 percent in the 1950s. What they leave out is that few ever paid such rates and total tax revenues were about the same then as today.

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When You're Popular, You Don't Need Freedom of Speech

November 9, 2015
When you're unpopular, free speech sounds pretty great. But once you control the reins of power, free speech is really just an inconvenience, as the recent rise of the American left with its speech codes and trigger warnings has shown us...

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Reflections on Venezuela’s "Economic Miracle"

October 23, 2015
It wasn't long ago that the pundits were talking about Venezuela's "economic miracle" which had proved all the anti-socialist naysayers wrong. But with soaring unemployment, inflation, and deficits, the Venezuelan people are unfortunately having to pay for years of ignoring...

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What "Progressive" Corporate Welfare Looks Like

October 13, 2015
Progressives would have us believe that they protect ordinary people from greedy corporations. But in truth, policies like Obamacare and Cap and Trade are immense crony capitalist deals that cartelize markets and greatly favor politically connected corporations.

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The Military Gravy Train: Full Speed Ahead

September 28, 2015
With a Congress enamored of military spending and elective wars, there's no end in sight for the tax and spend policies that ensure bigger and more lavish treats and amenities for government contractors and military agencies alike...

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